Short stories by Simon Bestwick

Simon Bestwick is an English author writing primarily in the horror genre. For his work, he has been nominated for the British Fantasy Award four times (in the novella, short story, and horror novel categories). Critics have described his writing style as "actively politically conscious."

Listing 5 stories.

A boy and his dysfunctional parents take a holiday trip, where the father's stress, misery, and disappointments instill murderous desires in him.

When a thirteen-year-old boy sheds his goody two shoes reputation for a day and skips school to explore Manchester with his friend, he doesn't expect to find himself in an underground cave system full of monsters, fighting to survive.

Dermot, a being with an insatiable hunger but a controlled demeanor, works with police to find and kill predators, like himself, who are ravaging the city.

A husband and wife find their union put to the test when a mysterious creature begins to hunt them on a mountainside.

British schoolteacher Paul once lived a quite life alongside his girlfriend, Anya. After the bomb, he's become the leader of a terrified group of survivors with only one place left to flee from the radiation - an abandoned system of mines.